Music Theory AQA - Structure and Form (Area of Study Five)

Music Theory AQA - Structure and Form (Area of Study Five) Definitions

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Binary, Ternary and Rondo Forms

Binary

A,B

Ternary

A,B,A

Rondo

A,B,A,C,A etc...

Arch Shaped

A,B,C,B,A...

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Call & Response and Theme & Variations

Call & Response

Phrase played/sung by one performer which is then immedietly followed by a responding phrase

 

Theme and Variation

Start music with a theme then alter/change it - varying it each time it's repeated

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Popular song form

Introduction,

Verse,

Chorus,

Verse,

Chorus,

Brdge/Middle 8,

Chorus,

Outro

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Minuet & Trio and Da Capo Aria

Minuet and Trio

Third movement of a sonata or symphony. Two sections in ternary form - the minuet and the trio - are all put together so the overall structure of the piece is ternary too

Da Capo Aria

Type od song found in opera - sung with orchestral accompaniment (Baroque)

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